Energy Research and Development Expenditures - Petroleum Firms

Detailed information for 1988

Status:

Inactive

Frequency:

Annual

Record number:

4206

This annual survey collected data in all areas of technology, by Canadian firms operating in the petroleum industries.

Data release - April 1, 1989

Description

Survey of expenditures devoted annually to energy scientific research and experimental development (Energy Research and Development), in all areas of technology, by Canadian firms operating in the petroleum industries.

Subjects

  • Energy
  • Research and development
  • Science and technology

Data sources and methodology

Target population

All petroleum firms believed to be performing or funding Research and Development.

Instrument design

Form designed to cover inputs to energy Research and Development activity, including expenditures by area of technology, source of funds and payments abroad for energy Research and Development.

Sampling

This survey is a census.

Data sources

Responding to this survey is voluntary.

Data are collected directly from survey respondents and extracted from administrative files.

This is a postal survey.

Imputation

Missing data are imputed by internal ratios, from questionnaire submitted for the survey of 'Research and Development in Canadian Industry - Petroleum Firms', previous returns.

Quality evaluation

Data checked against questionnaire submitted for the survey of 'Research and Development in Canadian Industry - Petroleum Firms', previous returns.

Disclosure control

Statistics Canada is prohibited by law from releasing any information it collects that could identify any person, business, or organization, unless consent has been given by the respondent or as permitted by the Statistics Act. Various confidentiality rules are applied to all data that are released or published to prevent the publication or disclosure of any information deemed confidential. If necessary, data are suppressed to prevent direct or residual disclosure of identifiable data.

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